Kronborg Cup is an international football tournament for youth teams - today Zealand's largest tournament - which is held every year in week 32.
It doesn't matter whether you are a trainer for a girls or boys' team, or whether you play at A, B or C level - Kronborg Cup has room for everyone. Kronborg Cup has since the start in 2008 been a training tournament with good sporting settlement that prepares the teams for the autumn season. The teams play at the same football facility throughout the weekend. The many matches are played in over 50 top-trimmed football fields at Helsingør Municipality's football facility.
Kronborg Cup is a collaboration between 8 local football clubs in Helsingør Municipality: Snekkersten IF, Hornbæk IF, Espergærde IF, Helsingør IF, Borsholm Skibstrup IF, Frem Hellebæk, Tikøb IF and Kvistgård IF. Kronborg Cup is run exclusively by volunteers from the arranging clubs with the help of the local community - in 2018 with 700 volunteers. The profit from Kronborg Cup goes back to the youth departments in the clubs behind the tournament.
In tournament first year, in 2008, 20 teams participated and no teams were accommodated. The year after the number of participating teams rose to 75, of which 12 teams were accommodated - since then the development of Kronborg Cup has only gone one way! In 2017, 475 Danish and international teams participated and approx. 2000 players and managers were accommodated around the city - a number that makes Kronborg Cup Helsingør Municipality's largest sporting event, as well as Zealand's largest football tournament. Kronborg Cup has in recent years visiting teams from all over Denmark, USA, England, Sweden, Norway, Finland and Germany.
Kronborg Cup works on the concept of "Healthy Diet", which excludes sweets, soft drinks and fries during the tournament at the sports facilities. On the other hand, healthy and nutritious food and drinks are sold. All this is to create the best setting for the young football players so that they perform best on a healthy energy.
With Kronborg Castle as a backdrop, the event starts with a large opening ceremony at Kulturhavnen in Helsingør. Music, entertainment and various football competitions, in cooperation with sponsors and partners, make the day an unforgettable experience. The party ends with a large opening march through Helsingør's historic streets for all the participating teams from Denmark and abroad - a great experience for the participants at Kronborg Cup.
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